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RIP. Lets not let CX sweep this one under the rug

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RIP. Lets not let CX sweep this one under the rug

Old 23rd Sep 2022, 15:58
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Originally Posted by VforVENDETTA View Post
Without violation of any SOPs , yes its easily possible to cost the company more than one's entire salary,, each month. All it takes is exactly the type of employee treatment cathay is well known for. Not asking for or accepting directs, taxiing slow, no reti or at the last few feet, being on an A day (10hr callout) pax flight has one guy call sick they beg you to show up in 4 hours you're the only option and you say 10hrs and flight gets badly delayed calculate the cost of that in so many ways worst of all pax losing shine on company. Do the math on just theirs of returning business. There's a lot more, this is just examples. For instance, it costs cx 20 times more just in fuel costs for every minute added to a block time than the pilots get paid per minute. But yet some idiot cx manager decided to do away with block guarantee thinking it would save money, not knowing why block guarantee was introduced by airlines back in the day, exactly to save money.

Loss of good will always costs the companies more than what they presume to save by such treatment. It's very bad and incompetent management to think otherwise.
BINGO! And thank you!
Now for your next trick: try convincing ole geezers like STW of this and the impact it would have had if all 3000 of us or even half would have done this in stead of resigning themselves to their fate of cotton pluckers.
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